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UK court to deliver judgement on Nirav Modi extradition on Feb 25 – world news

The judgement in the Nirav Modi extradition case will be delivered in the Westminster Magistrates Court on February 25, judge Samuel Goozee announced on Friday at the end of a two-day hearing after defence teams made concluding arguments. Claire Montomery, Modi’s lawyer, and Helen Malcolm of the Crown Prosecution Service representing India, quoted from emails, witness statements, bank and other ...

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Mumbai attacks mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi sentenced to 15 years in prison by Pak court – world news

A Pakistan court on Friday sentenced Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi to 15 years in prison in a terror financing case. Lakhvi was arrested by Pakistani authorities on charges of terror financing on Saturday. He is alleged to have played an important role behind the Mumbai attacks, during which 166 people were killed and many other injured ...

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Nirav Modi’s depression, suicide risk raised in court to block extradition to India – world news

Diamantaire Nirav Modi’s defence team on Thursday alleged that the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai did not have arrangements or plans to deal with his mental health issues, including risk of suicide, and urged the Westminster Magistrates’ Court to dismiss India’s extradition request. Modi’s lawyer, Claire Montgomery, also alleged that Modi would not receive a fair trial if extradited, and ...

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Soleimani death: Iraq court issues arrest warrant against Donald Trump – world news

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq’s judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad’s investigative court tasked with probing the Washington-directed drone strike that killed Gen. Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the court’s ...

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Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay laws enacted by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to punish marriages based on religious conversion. It, however, issued notices to the two state governments on petitions challenging the love jihad ordinance in Uttar Pradesh and Freedom of Religion Act, 2018 in Uttarakhand. The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA ...

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Indore court rejects stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui’s bail plea – india news

A court in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore on Tuesday rejected bail applications of Munawar Faruqui and four other stand-up comedians arrested on January 1 for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods and violating Covid-19 protocol at a New Year event. Government lawyer Vimal Kumar Mishra said the state told the court that a similar case was lodged against Faruqui in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj. ...

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High court issues notices to Centre, Punjab over damage to Reliance Jio’s infrastructure amid farmers’ protest – india news

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday issued notices to Punjab and the Centre in response to Reliance Jio’s plea seeking action against those involved in damaging its infrastructure and other properties in the state amid the agitation against the three farm laws enacted in September. The petition said the company’s 1,500 telecom towers have been vandalised, crippling its ...

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Supreme Court will take up an open letter on farmers as PIL – india news

An open letter written to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) against attempts being made to paint the protesting farmers as separatists has been converted into a public interest litigation and is expected to be heard by the Supreme Court in the coming days. The letter written by 35 students of Panjab University’s Centre for Human Rights and Duties on ...

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Media reporting on charge sheet, my lawyer is yet to get it: Umar Khalid tells court – india news

Former JNU student Umar Khalid, arrested in connection to his alleged role in the conspiracy leading to communal riots in north-east Delhi, told a Delhi court on Monday that a “vicious media campaign” against him is affecting his right to free and fair trial, while stating that even though a supplementary charge sheet filed against him was all over the ...

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Malegaon blast case: Pragya Thakur appears before Special NIA Court – india news

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Singh Thakur, accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case, appeared before the Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Mumbai. Only three, Sameer Kulkarni, Ajay Rahirkar, and Lt Col Prasad Purohit, of the total seven accused had appeared before the court earlier. Six people were killed and over 100 injured when an explosive device ...

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